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Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 26th May 2015

0 on May 27, 2015, 10:34 am

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 26th May 2015 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs […]

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Councillors to Re-Imagine public services for Norfolk

0 on May 27, 2015, 10:28 am

Members of Norfolk County Council’s Policy and Resources Committee* are to discuss proposals for developing a radical new strategy to make sweeping changes to the way the County Council operates and the way it delivers services to residents over the next few years. The proposals for Re-Imagining Norfolk are set out in a report from the County Council’s Managing Director, […]

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Baby Reggie

Promotion Push

0 on May 27, 2015, 10:17 am

One Norwich family had their own promotion push when baby Reggie decided to arrive on Wembley day and stopped his dad getting to the match on the coaches he had organised. Season ticket holder Peter Anderson got more nervous as his wife Freya went past her due date of May 16th, Norwich City’s 2nd leg against Ipswich. “We always thought […]

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Army to attend Hospital Fete and Open Day

Army to attend Hospital Fete and Open Day

0 on May 26, 2015, 3:09 pm

The 6th Regiment Army Air Corp (6AAC), 160 medical squadron and 3rd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment will be attending the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Fete and Open Day on 20 June from 11am – 4pm. A team of army experts from 6AAC will be providing visitors the chance to experience a ride in a flight simulator, test their […]

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Tinnitus study highlights the need for caution during festival season

Tinnitus study highlights the need for caution during festival season

0 on May 22, 2015, 7:53 am

As the festival season gets underway, this weekend sees the Radio 1 Big Weekend event drawing music fans to Norwich for two days of live – and undoubtedly loud – performances at Earlham Park. Just a few minutes down the road at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, a new study is getting started, aiming to improve treatment for the […]

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Reminder of Wembley travel and Big Weekend parking at County Hall this bank holiday weekend

Reminder of Wembley travel and Big Weekend parking at County Hall this bank holiday weekend

0 on May 22, 2015, 7:00 am

Norwich City supporters travelling by coach to Wembley from County Hall on Monday are reminded that no parking will be available in the County Hall car park on the day – as spaces will be needed to accommodate more than 100 coaches leaving the site. Six thousand fans are expected to travel on the 120 coaches departing from County Hall, […]

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Free health check at hospital open day and fete

Free health check at hospital open day and fete

0 on May 22, 2015, 6:56 am

Visitors can have a NHS health check when they visit the Open Day and Fete at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from 11am to 4pm on 20th June 2015. The check will be completed by an Occupational Health Professional and includes height and weight measurements, blood pressure measurement, lifestyle assessments, gathering information on family medical history and a […]

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New exhibition in Great Yarmouth explores one million years of human life in Britain

New exhibition in Great Yarmouth explores one million years of human life in Britain

0 on May 22, 2015, 6:40 am

A selection of fascinating objects handpicked from the Natural History Museum’s recent blockbuster exhibition, Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story, will go on display in Great Yarmouth next month. The exhibition, Humans in Ancient Britain at the Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life from 13 June to 6 September will bring together some of the ground-breaking […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 17th May 2015

on May 20, 2015, 3:39 pm

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 17th May 2015 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs […]

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Horning Water Carnival to support school and Macmillan

Horning Water Carnival to support school and Macmillan

on May 20, 2015, 2:52 pm

The Horning Water Carnival is back on Saturday 25th July, leaving from The Ferry Inn, Horning. The water carnival will be a unique event hoping to raise money and awareness to build a new school hall for the local children at Horning school and Macmillan Cancer Support. The idea behind a water carnival is to dress up your boat and […]

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Join Dementia Research service taking off in the Eastern region

Join Dementia Research service taking off in the Eastern region

on May 20, 2015, 2:44 pm

On International Clinical Trials Day (20 May), dementia researchers are celebrating a surge of public support with over 6,000 members of the public signing up to Join Dementia Research to register their interest in volunteering for dementia research studies. The online and telephone service, which launched nationally in February, is already recruiting volunteers into research studies but those responsible for […]

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Norfolk coastal locations now better protected against flooding thanks to Coastal Fund

Norfolk coastal locations now better protected against flooding thanks to Coastal Fund

on May 20, 2015, 2:26 pm

Properties, businesses and local communities along some parts of Norfolk’s coastline are now better protected against flooding, thanks to Norfolk County Council’s Coastal Fund. Six projects along the coastline have now been completed, with one nearing completion (at Hemsby) after receiving a share of £250,000 awarded by County Councillors back in February. The fund was set up to help locations […]

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Gressenhall Museum Volunteers nominated for awards

Gressenhall Museum Volunteers nominated for awards

on May 20, 2015, 7:49 am

The first annual SHARE Volunteer Awards for Museums in the East received an impressive 87 nominations from 46 different museums around the Eastern region. Nominations were received from museums all sizes as the awards scheme seeks to recognise the valuable contribution that volunteers make to museums and their communities. Volunteers with Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse were nominated in every category […]

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Milking down on Gressenhall Farm

Create! Art on the Farm – Half Term Holiday Family Fun at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

on May 20, 2015, 7:38 am

Get creative and see Gressenhall Farm in a whole new way, with a wide range of different arts activities this half term. Be inspired by the landscape and make a picture out of seeds or discover how to paint with the land, using earth and natural materials to create your own masterpiece. Try your hand at drawing on a bumpy […]

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The recent café at Fakenham Gateway Children’s Centre

New programme launched to boost early learning for babies and toddlers

on May 20, 2015, 7:25 am

A new scheme to boost communication and literacy skills in babies and toddlers is being piloted in Norfolk. The Discovery Café programme, created by Norfolk County Council, helps brings stories to life by using sensory activities, objects and craft. Aimed at children aged three and under, cafes are informal sessions where parents share a book with their children and then take […]

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